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Plasco plant delayed over federal funding bid

A construction start for a $90-million Central Alberta gasification plant is expected to be pushed back until the fall while Plasco Energy Group waits word on federal funding.
Talking to celebrities at Bamford golf tournament

Talking to celebrities at Bamford golf tournament

Know what’s happening on the Central Alberta celebrity scene.
Patrol serving as city’s eyes and ears

Patrol serving as city’s eyes and ears

Your eyes are telling the truth. Those really are Canadian Ski Patrol jerseys on a new crew of volunteers patrolling Red Deer’s trail system.
Peeple power at WWE event

Peeple power at WWE event

Christian, the Extreme Championship Wrestling’s champion, rallies his “peeps” while in a full nelson by British opponent William Regal at the Centrium Monday night.The Canadian successfully defended his championship during the SmackDown/ECW SummerSlam Tour, which marked the return of professional wrestling to Central Alberta after a six year absence.

College rolls swelling

Students are clamouring to get into Red Deer College this fall.First year student applications are up 22 per cent compared to the same time last year.

H1N1 hits home

An elderly Central Alberta woman was the sixth Albertan to die this year from the H1N1 virus and the only Central Albertan so far.

Drivers asked to avoid Hwy 2 northbound near Crossfield

Drivers are being asked by Airdrie RCMP to consider alternate routes and avoid travelling northbound on Hwy 2 in the Crossfield area.
Out in front

Out in front

Determined to stay out front this competitor shows his focus as he leads a group of young riders through the bumps and turns of the BMX track at the Great West Adventure Park in Red Deer on Saturday.

Effort being made to save adoption agency

Federal immigration officials and lawyers working to salvage Ontario-based Kids Link International Adoption Agency from bankruptcy are giving hope to couples who plan to adopt African children promised to them by the now-defunct firm.
Highway reopens after multiple collisions in morning fog

Highway reopens after multiple collisions in morning fog

RCMP have now reopened Hwy 2 near Red Deer after two multi-vehicle collisions this morning.